Subject: Re: Trailing '/' to mkdir(2) revisited
To: Giles Lean <>
From: Matthew Mondor <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 06/24/2003 00:30:39
> I know this has been discussed before and I don't want to stir up a
> flame fest, however NetBSD is getting a bit lonely in its refusal to
> accept a trailing '/' on a path supplied to mkdir(2).
>   4922 a3       CALL  mkdir(0x804a580,0x1ff)
>   4922 a3       NAMI  "fubar/"
>   4922 a3       RET   mkdir -1 errno 2 No such file or directory

I also noticed that umount does not permit a trailing slash on NetBSD but
that Linux does, anyone know about other such operating systems that do?